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Never Say “Never” When It Comes to Finding Love After a Loss

By Kathleen M. Rehl February 08, 2021

The death of my husband more than a decade ago was the toughest experience of my life. I had turned 60 just a month before his passing. I fully expected that at my age and stage of life, I should and would be content with my professional work…

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Why Are Mature Women Living with Their Partners Rather Than Marrying?

By Kathleen M. Rehl August 19, 2020

According to a recent Pew Research Center report, the number of people age 50 and older who live together with their unmarried partner shot up by 75% between 2007 and 2016. That’s 4 million mature adults who live together compared to 2.3 million a decade ago. Read More

Marriage After 60: I Love Two Men, with the Blessings of Both

By Kathleen M. Rehl November 14, 2019

Two months ago, I tied the knot again at age 71! Yes, Charlie and I walked down the aisle and exchanged wedding vows after being together in a loving relationship for eight years. Read More

Dating After 60: A Love Psychologist’s Guide

By Margaret Manning January 07, 2015

I’ve met a lot of discouraged mid-life ladies, women who worry that, when it comes to dating after 60, all men want is someone young and hot. And yes, most men would like to find a younger woman; and they put a premium on aspects of beauty that are tough to maintain as we age. I could tell you they don’t, but I’d be lying, undercutting my own credibility, and going against data collected all over the world.

Yet you can successfully compete with younger women. Here’s how, in five scientifically proven steps: Read More